The Colortopia® Blog

March 22nd, 2012

Decorative Paint Tips and Techniques

Have you ever wanted to give stripes a try? It seems so easy, yet at the same time, daunting. While it is a time-consuming process, it doesn’t have to be… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

March 6th, 2012

Steps to Paint a Room

You’ve psyched yourself up to paint your walls a new color. You’ve found the perfect shade of turquoise (okay, maybe that’s just me). You had the paint mixed at your… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

February 28th, 2012

What to Do When Things Go Wrong

Let me start by telling you a little story. Years ago, before we bought the home we live in now, my husband and I lived on the main floor of… Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint, Painting Tips

February 15th, 2012

Painting Over a Long Weekend

Need to paint a room or two? Do you keep putting it off because you have never done it or would rather go to the dentist than have to get… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

February 7th, 2012

Choosing the Right Type of Paint

Have you noticed that there are about four rows of paint cans at home improvement centers? Each type of paint has a specific use, and knowing which type of paint… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

January 31st, 2012

How to Prepare Your Walls for Painting

I love painting. I do! I find it to be a very soothing, Zen activity. I’m often eager to jump straight in and get some paint on the wall, but… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips

December 16th, 2011

Creating a Painting Plan for the New Year

A businessperson would never embark on a major project without developing a detailed plan of action. This plan helps them understand the overall effort that will be required and also… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Planning Your Project

December 14th, 2011

Choosing the Right Brushes & Rollers

The first time I walked into the paintbrush and roller aisle at my local home improvement store, I was tempted to turn around and walk back out. I had no… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project